Informative and Argumentative Essay Structure Task Cards Printable and Digital

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6th - 8th, Adult Education, Homeschool
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28 printable task cards, 28 digital task cards
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Your middle school students can easily review the structure of text-based informative and argumentative essay writing using these task cards. These engaging printable and digital task cards review many facets of essay including:

1. The steps of the text-based essay writing process

2. The 3 sentences that introductions have

3. The eight sentences contained in a body paragraph

4. The six sentences a counterclaim paragraph needs

5. The 3 sentences included in a conclusion paragraph

What's included:

★ 28 task cards TOTAL as follows:

☆ 6 steps in the writing process

☆ 4 cards about the introduction

☆ 8 cards about the body paragraphs

☆ 6 cards about the counterclaim paragraph

☆ 3 cards about the conclusion

☆ 2 bonus cards about pre-writing

★ Answer key

★Self-grading DIGITAL version using Google Forms

★ Instructions for the teacher for both the printable and digital versions

I use this to help my students recognize what they do know or may need to still study to be ready for our state writing test. I hope this helps your middle school students get ready for their big day!

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Two more great review activities you'll love:

Essay Structure Structure & Terms Review Cloze Activity

Essay Structure Color by Fact

Or try the Essay Challenge to give essay review a little friendly competition and create more engagement!

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Total Pages
28 printable task cards, 28 digital task cards
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

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